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  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Forpit for′pit (Scot.) the fourth part of some other measure, now of a peck
    • Forpit Also For′pet
    • ***


In literature:

FORPIT, fourth part of a peck.
"Red Gauntlet" by Sir Walter Scott
He that doesna mind corn pickles never comes to forpits.
"The Proverbs of Scotland" by Alexander Hislop